Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Myrcia curassavica

Classification

Myrtaceae [family]
Myrcia [genus] (4)
curassavica [species]

Classification

Myrtaceae [family]
Myrcia [genus] (4)
curassavica [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Endemic to Leeward Antilles
    Distribution description Native to Netherlands Antilles.
    Notes on presence status Endemic to Bonaire and Curaçao.

    Publications

    • Debrot, A.O. 2006. Preliminary checklist of extant and fossil endemic taxa of the ABC-Islands, Leeward Antilles. 29pp.
    • Freitas, J.A. de, Rojer, A.C. 2013. New plant records for Bonaire and the Dutch Caribbean Islands. Caribbean Journal of Science 47: 114-117.
    • Proosdij, A.S.J. van 2012. Arnoldo's Zakflora: Wat in het wild groeit en bloeit op Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao. 318 pp.. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1982. Myrtaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 2: 211-235.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]